Cape Breton University

  • 1250 Grand Lake Road, PO Box 5300, Sydney, NS, B1P 6L2view map
  • (902) 539-5300
  • (888) 959-9995
  • (902) 562-0119
  • www.cbu.ca

Fact Sheet

  • 1974
  • University
  • Undergraduate
  • English
  • Retired Maj.-Gen. Lewis MacKenzie - former chief of staff for peacekeeping forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Student survey results and additional indicators

For: Cape Breton University
Institution size classification: Very Small   (see the methodology)

    Notes
  1. Latest survey update: September 2012
  2. Other data sources: latest available data shown
  3. All letter grade results are student satisfaction data

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Canadian University Report - Student Survey
 

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Overall Student Satisfaction

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Overall Satisfaction B+ A-

Quality of Teaching

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Overall Quality of Teaching and Learning A- A
Out-of-Class Communication Between Students and Instructors A- A
Academic Reputation of Faculty Members B+ A-

Academic Resources

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Ease of Course Registration Process B+ B+
Number of Courses to Choose From B- B

Campus Atmosphere

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Sense of Community on Campus B A-
Sense of Community Within Your Faculty B+ A-
Sense of Personal Safety and Security A A+

Class Size

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Class Size A- A+
Average # of Students in First Year Class 50 55
Percentage of First Year Classes taken with < 30 Students 26% 29%
Percentage of First Year Classes taken with 30-100 students 71% 63%
Percentage of First Year Classes taken with 100+ Students 3% 8%
Percentage of Fourth Year Classes taken with < 30 Students 55% 56%
Percentage of Fourth Year Classes taken with 30-100 students 44% 41%
Percentage of Fourth Year Classes taken with 100+ Students 1% 2%

Technology

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Speed of On-Campus Internet Connection B- B-
Availability of Computers On-Campus B A-
Access to Course / Teaching Materials On-Line B+ A-
Labs and Research Equipment B B+

Physical Infrastructure

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Classrooms and Lecture Halls B B+
Student Residences B- B
General Attractiveness of Buildings B A-
Physical Fitness, Sports and Recreational Facilities B+ B+

Libraries

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Availability of Books / Articles / Periodicals B+ A-
Study Spaces in the Library B+ A-
Library Hours of Operation B A-

Employment

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Relevance and Acquisition of Knowledge and Skills Needed for Future Career B+ B+
Reputation of the University Among Employers B B+
Co-op / Internship Opportunities B- B
Career and Employment Services B B+

Off Campus

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
The City or Town in Which the Institution is Located B- B+
Quality of Public Transportation D C
Variety and Quality of Cultural and Sports Activities and Events B- B+
Affordability and Quality of Places to Hang Out Like Restaurants, Bars, clubs or Coffee Shops C B
Availability and Affordability of Off-Campus Housing C B-

Athletics

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Recreational and Athletic Programs and Services B+ B+
Percentage of Students Using Campus Recreation and Athletic Programs and Services 54% 70%

Student Services

Results for: All fields of study Results Average
Academic Support Services (e.g. Writing Clinics, Learning and Study Skill Workshops) A- A-
Academic Counselling and Advising Services B+ B+
Campus Bookstore B- B
Services for International Students B+ B+